Refugees from Darfur in a transit camp, near the city of Tine on the Chad border (June, 2004).

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stands for Voluntary Organisations in Cooperation in Emergencies. It is a network representing 85 European non governmental organisations (NGOs) active in humanitarian aid worldwide. Unlike its members, VOICE is not operational.

Seeking to involve its members in advocacy, common positioning and information exchange, VOICE is the main NGO interlocutor with the European Union on emergency aid and disaster risk reduction and it promotes the values of humanitarian NGOs. more

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VOICE Director briefs EU member states on the World Humanitarian Summit (WHS) NEW   [06/10/2016]  
On 29 September, VOICE Director Kathrin Schick was invited by the Slovak EU Presidency to brief the Council working group on Humanitarian Aid and Food Aid (COHAFA) meeting to brief member states (MS) on NGOs views on the World Humanitarian Summit (WHS). more
VOICE featured in news article on ECHO funding   [15/09/2016]  
VOICE Director Kathrin Schick was interviewed for an article by IRIN News on the impartiality of ECHO funding in light of the refugee crisis. more
VOICE advises Parliament Committee on implementation of the Sendai action plan   [01/09/2016]  
VOICE Programme Co-ordinator Magali Mourlon joined a meeting of the Development Committee of the European Parliament (DEVE) to share views and recommendations on the implementation of the Sendai Action Plan on Disaster Risk Reduction developed by the European Commission. more
World Humanitarian Summit follow-up: We must all act now joint statement and VOICE event   [12/07/2016]  
VOICE joins other NGO networks in a post-Summit call to action and holds event on follow-up to the Summit. more
VOICE General Policy Resolution: Humanitarian NGOs call for a better EU response to refugees and migrants   [28/06/2016]  
We are pleased to share with you the 2016 VOICE policy resolution, Humanitarian NGOs call for a better EU response to refugees and migrants, as adopted by the General Assembly of VOICE members. more
VOICE Out Loud 23: Humanitarian NGOs and the European refugee crisis   [28/06/2016]  
VOICE (Voluntary Organisations In Cooperation in Emergencies) is proud to present to you the new VOICE out loud, volume 23: Humanitarian NGOs and the European refugee crisis more
VOICE welcomes three new members to the family   [16/06/2016]  
Following the 2016 General Assembly, VOICE is delighted to welcome three new organisations amongst its members: Lutheran World Federation, Polish Humanitarian Action and Terre des Hommes Switzerland. more


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